CNN panel slams Biden after gas tax holiday underwhelms top Democrats

CNN panel slams Biden after gas tax holiday underwhelms top Democrats

CNN panelists took aim at President Biden on Thursday after his push for a national gas tax holiday to address record-high prices seemed to underwhelm top lawmakers within his own party. CNN anchor John King began the discussion by noting that several top Democrats had “panned and dismissed” the idea — including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and close Biden ally Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.). “Can you help me here? That a Democratic president, his party’s in trouble. He’s in trouble in an election year,” King said. “He has a major policy announcement, and his own party dumps on it within seconds.” Pelosi did not endorse Biden’s proposal, instead saying “we will see where the consensus lies on a path forward” for the gas …
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